3 March 2004
A SARREGUEMINES MAJOLICA TROMPE L'OEIL ASPARAGUS DISH
CIRCA 1890, MARKED
Painted in colours, the cradle-shaped center naturalistically moulded in relief as asparagus on a white ground dish with shaped rocaille border enhanced in red
32.5 cm. wide
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Cf. Keramik für Spargel, Museum Schloss Rheydt, Mönchgengladbach, 2003;
Exhibition catalogue Kunsthal Rotterdam, Aspergeschalen 1850-1940, Blaricum, 2003, p.38.
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